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Community Safety

Community Safety and Crime Prevention Plan

Community Safety and Access concerns in your local area

Community Safety and Access Audits are conducted in town centres, parks and other areas throughout the Cumberland area as one way for Council to receive input from residents to identify concerns or barriers within their community.

Access audit identifies any obstacles that make it difficult for people with disability, people who use prams, seniors and people with mobility issues to utilise the built environment. Safety audits use Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED) principles to identify ways to improve the safety of an area.

Upcoming Safety and Access Audits:

  • Merrylands, September 2018 - Merrylands Town Centre
  • Lidcombe, December 2018 - Both sides of Lidcombe Town Centre including Tooheys Lane carpark
  • Toongabbie, March 2019 - Toongabbie Town Centre (night time audit)
  • Auburn, June 2019 - Auburn Town Centre including Susan Street Carpark and Memorial Park Auburn
  • Greystanes, September 2019 - Greystanes Town Centre
  • Regents Park, December 2019 - Regents Park Town Centre and Guilfoyle Park

f you would like to participate in the audit and require an interpreter or have any questions, please contact the Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS) on 131 450 and ask to be connected to Cumberland Council’s Crime Prevention Officer on 8757 9788 or 8757 9000.

Safety and Access Audit Reports

Key Contacts for Reporting Safety Concerns

If you notice any issues in the area requiring attention, please report them by either phoning 8757 9000, lodging an Online Request or emailing council@cumberland.nsw.gov.au.

All non-emergency police-related matters can be reported to the Police Assistance Line on 131 444.

All emergency matters should be reported directly to the Police by phoning 000.

Alcohol-Free Zones

Cumberland Council has established Alcohol-Free Zones pursuant to Section 644A of the Local Government Act, 1993 in the areas as listed below.

The Alcohol-Free Zones will operate 24 hours each day and are effective for a four year period between 26 March 2018 and 25 March 2022.

Areas - Public Streets proposed to be designated as Alcohol-Free Zones.

Auburn

AUBURN (PDF, 4.21 MB): 

  • Zone 1:  Rawson Street - commencing at its intersection with Station Road and extending in a westerly direction to its intersection with Macquarie Road.
  • Zone 2:  Northumberland Road - commencing at its intersection with Rawson Street and extending in a northerly direction to its intersection with Hall Street.
  • Zone 3:  South Parade - commencing at its intersection with Auburn Road and extending in a westerly direction to its intersection with Park Road.
  • Zone 4:  Auburn Road - commencing at its intersection with South Parade and extending in a southerly direction to its intersection with Beatrice Street.
  • Zone 5:  Mary Street - commencing at its intersection with Auburn Road and extending in a westerly direction to its intersection with Harrow Road.
  • Zone 6:  Queen Street - commencing at its intersection with Auburn Road and extending in a westerly direction to its intersection with Park Road
  • Zone 7:  Harrow Road - commencing at its intersection with Mary Street and extending in a northerly direction to its intersection (cul-de-sac) with Queen Street.

Berala

BERALA (PDF, 3.71 MB): 

  • Zone 8:  Woodburn Road - commencing at its intersection with Elizabeth Street and extending approximately 375 metres in a northerly direction.
  • Zone 9:  Elizabeth Street (northern side) - commencing at its intersection with Woodburn Road and extending approximately 72 metres in an easterly direction.
  • ·Zone 10:  The pedestrian walkway on Woodburn Road - commencing at its intersection with Woodburn Road and extending to the commencement of the Berala Railway Station underpass.

Lidcombe

LIDCOMBE (PDF, 3.96 MB): 

  • Zone 11:  Public Streets in the area bounded by Bridge Street, Tooheys Lane, Railway Street, Mark Street, James Street and Joseph Street including all of Taylor Street.
  • Zone 12:  Joseph Street - commencing at its intersection with James Street and extending in a southerly direction to its intersection with Raymond Street East.
  • Zone 13:  Church Street - commencing at its intersection with John Street extending in a westerly direction to its intersection with Olympic Drive.

Granville

GRANVILLE (PDF, 5.81 MB)

  • Zone 14:  Granville Bus interchange and the bordering sections of Memorial Drive, Mary Street and the lane to the rear of South Street including the commuter car park.
  • Zone 15:  The area fronting Diamond and Enid Avenues - adjacent to the Granville Swimming Pool and including the grassed area at the corner of Enid Avenue and Memorial Drive adjacent to the Granville Diggers Club.
  • Zone 16:  Blaxcell Street from Eve Street to Adam Street; Dellwood Street from Blaxcell Street to Pegler Avenue; Pegler Avenue from Dellwood Street to Pegler Lane; Pegler Lane; the laneway behind the Shopping centre fronting Dellwood Street from Blaxcell Street to Pegler Avenue and all streets within those boundaries.
  • Zone 17:  Granville Town Centre - South Street bounded by Railway Parade and William Street; Russell Street bounded by South Street and Carlton Street; Mary Street bounded by Carlton Street and South Street; William Street bounded by Lumley Street and Blaxcell Street.
  • Zone 18:  Carlton Street from Railway Parade to Mary Street; Mary Street from Carlton Street to Jamieson Street; Jamieson Street from Mary Street to Railway Parade; Mary Street; and all roads including footpaths and areas within the boundaries stipulated above including the Granville Town Hall car park and Granville Library car park.
  • Zone 19:  Blaxcell Street from William Street to Celia Street; Louis Street from Blaxcell Street to The Avenue; Celia Street from The Trongate to Blaxcell Street; Thomas Street from Blaxcell Street to May Street.

Guildford

GUILDFORD (PDF, 4.15 MB): 

  • Zone 20:  Guildford Road from Railway Terrace to Marion Street; Railway Terrace, from Swift Street to Mountford Avenue; Cross Street from Guildford Road to Love Lane; Station Street from Guildford Road to Love Lane; Bolton Street from Guildford Road to Collins Lane; the public car park behind Guildford Library and the roads and lane ways between Railway Terrace and Talbot Roads; and all roads including footpaths and areas with the boundaries stipulated above.
  • Zone 21:  Calliope Street between Military Road and 35 Calliope Street including Apia Street; Kane Street from Calliope Street to Guildford Road; Military Road from 139 to 114 Military Road.

Merrylands

MERRYLANDS (PDF, 4.89 MB): 

  • Zone 22:  The Merrylands Central Business District including Merrylands Road from Burford Street to Military Road; Treves Street between McFarlane Street and Neil Street; McFarlane Street; Pitt Street from Merrylands Road to Neil Street; Terminal Place; Milne Lane; Main Lane; Finns Lane; Reyes Lane between McFarlane Street and Merrylands Road; Post Office Lane and Library Lane; Military Road from Newman Street to Merrylands Road; Newman Street between Memorial Avenue and Military Road; Miller Street between Merrylands Road to Newman Street including the footpaths between Newman Street to St Ann Street (adjacent to Byron Park and Charles Mance Reserve). 

Pemulwuy

PEMULWUY (PDF, 4.73 MB)

  • Zone 23:  Butu Wargun Drive to Driftway Drive; Reconciliation Rise; Naying Drive; Driftway Drive to Waiana Street; Nijon Drive and Baraba Crescent; Naoi Avenue and all roads including footpaths and areas within the boundaries stipulated above.

Wentworthville

WENTWORTHVILLE (PDF, 16.68 MB): 

  • Zone 24:  Dunmore Street from Cumberland Highway to Emert Street including the laneway to the east of the Wentworthville Swimming Centre and the car park to the rear of Wentworthville Swimming Centre and including footpaths and areas within the boundaries stipulated above.

      Alcohol-Free Zones also cover Greystanes, Merrylands, Pendle Hill, South Wentworthville, Toongabbie, Wentworthville and Westmead town centre areas. These will remain in place until their expiry on 13 June 2019.